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March 13, 2013

Apply for Internships in the Office of Rep. Sewell

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Apply for Internships in the Office of Rep. Sewell

Washington, DC and District Office

 

Internship Experiences

Welcome

The Office of Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) is excited to announce its 2013 Summer Internship Program.  Interns will work in a fast-paced Congressional office, gaining valuable experience and knowledge of the United States Congress. Interns will gain practical experience while assisting Congressional staff, and have the opportunity to acquire a working knowledge of the day-to-day operations of the Legislative branch. Opportunities are available in our Birmingham, Selma, Tuscaloosa and Washington, D.C. offices.

Intern Responsibilities

Intern responsibilities include answering phones, incoming and outgoing mail, addressing constituent concerns, and assisting the Legislative/District office staff. Internships are open to all majors and designed for undergraduate students and recent graduates with an interest in public service. Starting and ending dates are flexible, depending on academic calendar.

Qualifications

Strong academic background and interest in pursuing a career in public service or government. The ideal candidate will be friendly, outgoing, motivated, mature, detail-orientated and possess the ability to multi-task. Position is unpaid but college credit can be granted upon completion. This is a great opportunity for college students and recent graduates. Alabama ties are a plus, but not required. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA or higher, be enrolled in or have graduated from college, and be 18 years of age or older.

Compensation: Congressional Interns are unpaid.

To Apply: Please email a cover letter, resume, official or unofficial transcript, and brief writing sample to: alabamacd7internships@gmail.com. The deadline for the 2013 Summer Internship Program is April 7, 2013. 

Majors/Career Fields:Students with all academic/career backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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Washington, DC Press Internship Experience

Welcome

The Office of Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) is excited to announce its 2013 Internship Program.  Interns will work in a fast-paced Congressional office, gaining valuable experience and knowledge of the United States Congress. Interns will gain practical experience while assisting Congressional staff, and have the opportunity to acquire a working knowledge of the day-to-day operations of the Legislative branch.

Intern Responsibilities

Intern will be responsible for compiling and distributing daily clips to the office, drafting press releases, updating Member’s website and social media.  Intern may also assist with answering phones, incoming and outgoing mail, addressing constituent concerns, and assisting the Legislative/District office staff.

**This intern experience is only available in our Washington, DC office.**

Qualifications

Strong writing skills are needed and familiarity with new media is a plus.  Priority will be given to those with journalism or communications education /experience.   The ideal candidate will be friendly, outgoing, motivated, mature, detail-orientated, and possess the ability to multi-task.  Position is unpaid but college credit can be granted upon completion.  This is a great opportunity for college students and recent graduates.  Alabama ties are a plus, but not required.  Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA or higher.

Compensation

Congressional Interns are unpaid.

To Apply: Please email a cover letter, resume, official or unofficial transcript, and one-page writing sample to: alabamacd7internships@gmail.com. The deadline for the Spring 2013 internship program is April 7, 2013.

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